Judy Girard, a 30-year veteran TV executive, has signed on as senior VP of programming and content development for E.W. Scripps' cable networks HGTV (Home & Garden TV), the Food Network and the…
Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.) made a rare appearance at a Commerce Committee hearing Tuesday in an effort to drive home Congress' growing concern about soaring cable rates.
Fran Drescher, star of "The Nanny," has created the company Uh-Oh Prods. to produce a half-hour comedy pilot for MTV called "Daytrippers."
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CBS and Turner Broadcasting have snared the TV rights to Sony Pictures' swashbuckler "The Mask of Zorro" in a deal worth an estimated $30 million. The swordplay for the non-pay TV rights to "Zorro"…
Thesp Klea Scott has joined the hunt for serial killers on Fox's "Millennium."
Nielsen Media Research will install set-top meters in Norfolk, Va., and Oklahoma City next year, accelerating an already record pace that will create metered markets in eight cities within a one-year…
Japanese digital direct-to-home service SkyPerfecTV says that the number of subscribers to its service will pass the 800,000 mark by the end of July.
The National Geographic Channel has boosted its audience reach Down Under by inking a five-year distribution pact with United Intl. Holdings' regional Oz paybox Austar, which has about 225,000…
Eye web execs have tentatively decided to counterprogram NBC's Emmycast with the broadcast premiere of Martin Scorsese's ultraviolent Mafia pic "Goodfellas."
Undeterred by Asia's current economic crisis, Nickelodeon, the U.S.-based service aimed at children, said it would launch satellite TV channels later this year to serve Japan and the Philippines.
DreamWorks Television has inked a holding deal with tyro thesp Andy Comeau.